With Black people making up one-third of the prison population in the US, the high costs of phone and video calls furthers the racial wealth gap.
The Guardian's Katrine Marçal writes that rolling suitcases used to be seen as feminine, but that's just one example of systemic bias shaping markets.
Prolific CEO Katia Damer and Dark CEO Paul Biggar said they were kicked out for criticizing misogyny and members' efforts to skip COVID-19 vaccine lines.
"Amazon can no longer dismiss abusive behavior and retaliation by white managers as mere anecdotes. These are systemic problems," their attorneys said.
Antonio García Martínez claimed Apple recruited him and asked about his autobiography, which employees had said included "misogynistic" comments.
Google's poor handling of Emi Nietfeld's harassment accusations led her to sour on the tech company's culture, she wrote in The New York Times.
It's "unsurprising and even predictable that women make up 63% of federal minimum-wage workers, but only 5% of CEOs at Fortune 500 firms."
Mailchimp engineer Kelly Ellis quit Wednesday after accusing the company of “sexism and bullying.” Ellis said in a Twitter thread that she resigned after a conversation about pay “went south.” Ellis is also involved in an ongoing gender pay bias lawsuit against her former employer, Google. Visit the Business section […]
Kelly Ellis, who has frequently spoken publicly about gender and racial discrimination, said she quit after a discussion on pay "went south."
Google will pay $US2.6 million to settle racial and gender-bias claims, the US Department of Labour said Monday. Google reached the agreement with after a DOL audit found “preliminary” evidence of bias. Google has faced lawsuits before over claims it discriminates against women and people of colour. Visit Business Insider’s […]
The Puerto Rican government declared a state of emergency until June 2022 as leaders address gender violence on the island. Gov. Pedro R. Pierluisi signed an executive order Sunday “to establish, improve and execute protection against gender violence.” An app that helps victims of gender violence request emergency help is […]
The #BlackLivesMatter and #MeToo movements have exploded in recent years, shedding light on systemic racial and gender bias across American society, and in particular, within American workplaces. In 2020, workers spoke publicly in increasing numbers, often by taking their employers to court over pay disparities, harassment and abuse, and toxic […]
Prominent women of colour in the tech industry have said Pinterest’s $US22.5 million gender discrimination settlement with its former COO Francoise Brougher is another example of how Black women are ignored. Senior figures in the industry contrasted the settlement with the way Ifeoma Ozoma and Aerica Shimizu Banks, two Black […]
Paris authorities on Tuesday were fined $US110,000 for employing too many women in senior positions in 2018. The authorities put 11 women and five men in senior positions in 2018, meaning that nearly 70% of the appointments went to women. This breached a national law on gender parity. The “Sauvadet […]
Pinterest on Monday paid $US22.5 million to end a lawsuit brought by Francoise Brougher, its former chief operating officer, who alleged gender discrimination. Brougher claimed she was paid less than male colleagues and that she was excluded from meetings. Pinterest admitted no wrongdoing in the settlement. It and Brougher will […]
Pinterest shareholders sued the company, top executives, and board of directors on Monday, accusing them of harming investors by creating and perpetuating a culture of racial and sex discrimination. The lawsuit, filed by a Rhode Island pension fund, claimed Pinterest executives and board members “personally engaged in, facilitated or knowingly […]
Sign up here to receive our newsletter Gender at Work in your inbox twice a month. In 1959, Ruth Bader Ginsburg graduated first in her class from Columbia Law School. Thirty-four years later, at her confirmation hearing for the US Supreme Court, Ginsburg remembered the “many indignities” â€” instances of […]